Clara Lee has what it takes to help you navigate the exciting and sometimes challenging path to buying and selling real estate in Silicon Valley. Her goal is to make your real estate experience as stress-free as possible, accompanying you every step of the way.
Keenly aware of how the purchase or sale of real estate is both a business decision as well as a personal one, Clara brings with her a background in finance and human resources in high-tech. A resident of Silicon Valley and the Bay Area for over 30 years, she is a second generation real estate professional. Her mother, Catherine Dong, created the legacy of excellence in real estate consulting and lending Clara the gift of having been brought up in a real estate-savvy environment. Clara is a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas where she received dual degrees in Business Administration (majoring in Finance) and Mathematics.
Clara’s connection to the “heart” of Silicon Valley includes her expertise on the various school systems and communities of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties not only as a realtor but also as a parent.
Affiliations, Community Involvement and Awards
Clara is a member of the National Association of Realtors®, the California Association of Realtors®, and the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors®. She has also earned membership into Coldwell Banker's International President's Elite, awarded to the top 3% of CB Residential Brokerage sales associates worldwide.
Together with her husband, Daniel Lee, she also serves on the leadership team at Bridgeway Church of Silicon Valley in Palo Alto.
“I feel that using my skills and background to help others with their real estate needs is what brings me the greatest satisfaction. I consider myself more than just the typical real estate agent. I do this by striving daily to differentiate myself -- with superior service, a solid commitment to my clients and a never-give-up attitude,” says Clara. “I am ready and willing to go that extra mile to help my clients to open doors in Silicon Valley and beyond.”
Clara has been an amazing agent. She has helped me sell multiple properties, all for a far higher price than I could’ve imagined. She’s also helped me buy property on a number of occasions - helped pick the right location and price. In both buying and selling, she’s made the process seamless and easy. Anyone not working with her is making a mistake.
-Tim Y., Client
I am a first-time buyer and Clara was an absolute godsend -- I can't imagine doing a house transaction without her by my side now. She is incredibly caring, patient, thoughtful, delightful, and very diligent. I was told it's rare to find agents who truly look out for your best interest, but Clara is that rare diamond. She went above and beyond in several dimensions, …
-Sylvia P., Client
I feel extremely lucky to have been referred to Clara Lee. The bay area housing market is extremely competitive and finding a house in the right location with the right price was not easy. We were outbid several times and now I've learned that the way to win a house around here is to have a very capable agent. Clara went above and beyond when making the offer on our …
-Yuan G., Client
Clara is our real estate agent, and I feel so lucky to have her there while we were looking for our first house! Clara is very patient. Before we even start going to open houses, Clara spent hours understanding our needs, educating us and explaining current market. She accompanied us to the first few open houses and during the open houses, she explained to us in detail …
-Yunzhu C., Client
Ode to Clara Lee Clara Lee, Coldwell Banker Realtor Is a real estate super star! She will work day and night To make your house look just right. There will be days when you are discouraged And go astray, Clara will be there to show you the way, Disclosures, Inspections...and all the intricacies She'll get you to contract and thru the contingencies. If you need a …
-Marcia Y., Client